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/ Main / News / David Copperfield, who origins from Odessa, is celebrating his 50th Birthday


Placed: 16.09.2006 14:21:09

David Copperfield, who origins from Odessa, is celebrating his 50th Birthday

On September, 16, 1956, the famous illusionist David Copperfield was born in the Jewish family of Odessa origin.

On September, 16, 1956, the famous illusionist David Copperfield was born in the Jewish family of Odessa origin, announces “Context-Prichernomorye” IA.

He became famous for his passing through the Great Chinese wall, flying over the Grand Canyon, making the Statue of Liberty, an airplane and a Western express carriage invisible, and flying on public.

His parents, having changed their surname from Kotkins to Copperfields, were well-off enough.

David’s talent revealed itself early enough. He had a phenomenal memory and could remember all the Torah just by hearing. These talents let the four-years-old David repeat the card trick shown by his grandfather.

When he was seven, he put on his first show consisting of seven turns.

At the age of 15 years David Copperfield was accepted to the American magicians’ society, and he became its youngest member.

At the age of 16 he was lecturing magic in the University of New York.

Copperfield became really famous after his shows on TV.

He puts on up to 500 shows in different world countries annually.
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